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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).

CLOGBAG, n. A saddle-bag. Also attrib.Bnff. 1771 in A. C. Brown The Wilsons (1936) 159–160:
Inventory of Sundries in the Lumber Garret . . . 1. Two old side saddles . . . 3. Six Leather Clogbags. 4. Two pair Clogbag straps . . . 23. An old Livery Clogbag.

[O.Sc. clogbog, -bag, a saddle-bag, from 1530. Of obscure formation; the forms in -bag are of later appearance and are prob. assimilated to clokbag, a portmanteau [see etym. note to Clock, n.5] (D.O.S.T.).]

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